Direccion Hidrografia

1809

Puerto de Navas (Bahia Navas)

Puerto de Navas (Bahia Navas)

DESCRIPTION: Beautiful, black and white engraved copperplate chart of the Bay of Navas, Cuba on the northeast coast of Cuba in Guantanamo province. Navas is about 2.3 km northwest of Cayoguaneque.

Published in 1809, this rare chart of Navas Bay was one of 34 charts of Cuban ports published by the Spanish Admiralty, the Direccion Hidrografia, in the sea atlas "Portolano de la America Setentrional Construido en la Direccion Detrabajos Hidrograficos". A fine example with careful, delicate engraving and a wide platemark on high-quality paper. Distance scale is in cables. Part 3. Plate #7.

Reference: Materiales para una Cartografia Mexicana. Manuel Orozco y Berra. 1871. p. 216.

CREATOR: Direccion Hidrografia

PUBLICATION DATE: 1809

GEOGRAPHIC AREA: Cuba

BODY OF WATER: Caribbean

CONDITION: Very Good  Very clean on good paper with no flaws. Large borders.

COLORING: None

ENGRAVER: 

SIZE: 9 " x 6 "

ITEM PHYSICAL LOCATION: 5

PRICE: $400


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